https://nativekontrol.com/ – look for their macrobat scripts talked about here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zq39BkSOjRc&feature=emb_rel_pause
Eight Creative Drum Sequencing Tricks for Push: https://www.ableton.com/en/blog/flair-fly-eight-creative-drum-sequencing-tricks-push/
Sometimes there is a harmonical conflict between the bass frequency and the kick frequency if the kick has too much harmonics on it (aka looks like a sausage).Continue reading “DrumBuss key Follower for your Kick”
1)Turn up the first kick after the drop approx 3-4 dB (I usually set the default midi velocity to 100 , not 127, and when the drop comes I make the first kick’s velocity 127 )
2)Automate the Master volume to decrease approx 2dB from the break start to finish and bring it back on the 1 of the drop.
3)Add a sweep (white noise), even if its a additional to ongoing tension builds. The sweep should be approx 1 bar leave some space before the drop (maybe 1/4 bar)
4)Add a short (1/4 bar) faded in reverse Sub into the first kick. The sample should be cut a bit before the drop. It will add more emphasis
A nice online tool for testing & hearing chord progressions. Has lots of options and visual assets. http://composer.jpglomot.com/#/home
Here are some very good videos explaining Drum Patterns, some basic theory and some on ableton for more electronic genres.Continue reading “Drum Patterns”
Zen World – Has great videos , gets to to the point
Great Channel – very professional for techno , has long A to Z tutorials
The Voxengo SPAN has a free version, Very useful for seeing mastering levels. It is recommended to be at -30db for the low-ends after mastering.
Bark of Dog – Low Frequency enhancer Plug-in
Ableton has a tool called Utility in the Audio Effects. The tool is very useful. Here I’ll talk about why it recommended to use it instead of setting the volume through the main channel Volume fader.Continue reading “Why use Ableton Utility for Volume setting”